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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Buried Alive

And so you have it. Another talented executive leaves his organization so that he can work at the level he was hired to work at Six months ago, this person was a walking advertisement for his organization. His enthusiasm was contagious. Then one day things began to happen. One reorganization led to another and before […]

Posted in Creating Exceptional Work Places, Employee Engagement, Employee Turnover, Hiring and Recruitment, Job Searching, Retention

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Guest Post from Gretchen Neels-Looking the Part

I’m honored to share a guest post today from Gretchen Neels, whose I Hate to Shop! But Still Want to Look Great booklets are a must for those who are suddenly in charge or who have been in charge since shoulder pads were in vogue. If you work for a law firm, consulting firm, government […]

Posted in Careers, General Observations, Image

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What’s Stinking Up Your Business?

It’s winter here in New England, which means I have my annual cold. I can’t taste or smell a darn thing. Don’t feel sorry for me. Feel sorry for my children. Yesterday, my eleven-year old daughter told me the milk tasted rotten. How could that be? It wasn’t set to expire for another few days […]

Posted in General Observations, Productivity, Profitability, Small Business Management

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Nuggets from today’s Profitability Accelerator Teleconference

Small business owners and executives got their businesses off to a great start today. As some of you may know, I’m helping organizations kick their businesses into the stratosphere in 2012 and beyond, through my  free Profitability Accelerator Teleconference series. The next session, How to Increase Sales, is scheduled for Tuesday, February 14th at Noon, […]

Posted in Employee Terminations, Profitability, Small Business Management, Teleconference

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Who’s Lying? Your Kid or the College Placement Office

We’ve all read the headlines regarding the lack of jobs for college grad these last few years. I wonder how many of those reporters bothered to check in with the college placement offices to get their take. I had an interesting conversation this morning with the college placement director of a prestigious college. The conversation […]

Posted in Coaching, Hiring and Recruitment, Job Searching

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Ten Tips for Small Business Success

As we begin the New Year I wanted to share with you an article that I wrote for Monster’s Small Business Portal. To Your Success! By:  Roberta Chinsky Matuson, Monster Contributing Writer Small business success is top of mind for business owners who are hoping that 2012 will be a sharp improvement over 2011. With […]

Posted in Small Business Management

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